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  1. 5 Googley SEO Terms – Do They Mean What You Think They Mean?

    In fact, if you're talking to a Google engineer, they will correct you by telling you the only penalties are in your Manual Action Viewer. Though they feel like penalties and are often referred to as such, Penguin and Panda are algorithm changes...

  2. Top Google Website Optimization Resources

    Penalties from Google can be detrimental to your sales if you are removed from the search index. If you're having DNS issues, server connectivity issues, problems reaching the robots.txt file, or a laundry list of 404 errors, you can review them...

  3. Search Week in Review for Feb. 19, 2011

    When are penalties lifted? When would someone use "noindex, follow" in a robots meta tag? Here's a recap of this week's columns and news stories for the week of Feb.to 19, as reported by Search Engine Watch, as well as search news and tips from...

  4. 2007: A Search Odyssey? Keynote Conversation with Matt Cutts

    It will alert you to 404 errors, page load slowness, some spam penalties, and integrates application for reinclusion, so it's now a wonderful one-stop shop. It took ten years from robots.txt to nofollow, and it wasn't very long after that that we...

  5. 2007: A Search Odyssey? Keynote Conversation with Matt Cutts

    It will alert you to 404 errors, page load slowness, some spam penalties, and integrates application for reinclusion, so it's now a wonderful one-stop shop. It took ten years from robots.txt to nofollow, and it wasn't very long after that that we...

  6. Avoiding Search Engine Woes with Multiple Domains and Websites

    But this approach may trigger search engine spam penalties, if you're not careful with implementation. Or you can use the Robots Exclusion Protocol so we don't spider the dynamic site. A special report from the Search Engine Strategies conference...

  7. Avoiding Search Engine Woes with Multiple Domains and Websites

    But this approach may trigger search engine spam penalties, if you're not careful with implementation. A longer version of this story for Search Engine Watch members goes into more detail about situations that can inadvertently trigger spam...

  8. Search Forums Roundup: Dec. 23, 2004

    Today's SearchDay, Search Engine Forums Spotlight, features our weekly links to this week's hot topics from search engine forums across the web: Having Trouble Believing In Crosslinking Penalties - Directory Wars - Local Search is just Hype - 20...

  9. Search Engine Forums Spotlight

    Having Trouble Believing In Crosslinking Penalties Search Engine Watch Forums Robots.txt Issue With Duplicate Content Cre8asite Forums How could I stop them indexing the trackback page without resorting to using anything other than robots.txt?